What if Belle had Married Gaston?

What ifBellehad marriedGaston-ig    The old man was sitting limply at a table staring at nothing in particular.  A tall distinguished member of the National Gendarmerie entered from a door to the bar room.  Spotting the old man at the table, he quietly made his way to the other side of the table.  He reached out his hand in greeting, “Monsieur Moritz Vital, I am Inspector Boule.  I understand you have a confession to make.”

     The old man raised his head to look at the inspector.  He said nothing for several moments.  Sighing he finally spoke, “I might.” Continue reading

10 Things Parents Should Never Say To Children

A parent of great wrath will pay the penalty, for if you deliver him, you will only have to do it again. Proverbs 19:19

The things you say, positive or negative, can have a huge effect on your children’s lives, not only as a child, but as a teenager, as an adult and as a parent of their own children. Continue reading

Sand In The Hourglass

     Diana rolled over on the air mattress and rubbed her back.  Well, this was the last night.  Tomorrow night she would be in her own bed….. but she wouldn’t be here.  Diane suddenly sat up at the realization.  She had stayed in their house until it sold while her husband had gone ahead and moved to Colorado where he had acquired a new job. Their condo waited her arrival.  Tomorrow morning… Diane glanced at her watch.  This morning!  This morning her husband would come and help load his truck with the last of their things and then they would drive the six hours to their new home.   Continue reading

Hope Renewed … 22 Songs to add to Your Playlist when you need Hope

I had mentioned Spiritual Pathways before and mine is music.  Lately, as I have been dealing with depression, I have been using this pathway to have God lead me back to His fellowship.  Music has always been important to me.  In fact,  I had done a series for awhile called “Serenade The Son“.  I want to share my Playlist of Hope with my readers.

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How To Know When You Are the Victim of Narcissistic Abuse

I was swimming in a wave-pool when I decided I wanted to get out.  Looking around, the narrow end was a lot further away than the sides of the pool, so I swam for the side.  I was not the best of swimmers, but I could swim enough to get by.  As I swam toward the side of the pool to what I perceived to be safety, I suddenly was hit with a horrible realization. Continue reading

Conservative Voters, You Do Have Another Option

Americans are stuck between a rock and a hard place this election.  According to the press, there are only two candidates for president: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.  Like many Americans, especially conservatives, we are unsure who to vote for.  Well, guess what, America!  There ARE more than two options and one is a lot better fit for a Conservative belief system than Donald Trump. Continue reading